Mission to NagasakiBy Lieut. Helen F. Groble (HC) USN, Aboard the USS HAVENA Navy Nurse's Account of Hospital Ship Duty at this Japanese Port. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: USS Haven (AH-12), hospital ship, atomic bomb, World War II, World War 2, Japan, POWs, Prisoners of...
United States Navy Medical News Letter Vol. 38 No. 6, 22 September 1961MEDICAL DIGESTSManagement of Radiation Exposure Patients by CAPT E . R. King MC USN, Chief of Radiology, U.S. Naval Hospital; Director, Department of Nuclear Medicine, U.S. Naval Medical School ... 3Eaton Agent Pneumonia by CAPT J. R. Kingston MC USN, R. M. Chanock MD, LT M.A. Mufson MC USNR, L. P. Hellman MA, W. D. James and H. H. Fox BS, LT M.A. Manko MC USNR, and CAPT James Boyers MC USNR. ... 7Animal Genes and Pigment... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, NAMRU-4, smallpox, vaccination, polio, nuclear warfare, NH St. Albans,...
Strategic planning requires that we look to the future. Having done that, we see a future health care system that is driven by the needs of our customers--with diversified and empowered nurses at the forefront . In order to make this a reality, we must examine the way we do business and restructure the way we deliver care. We must map out step-by-step how to effect change. Through collaborative efforts, we have developed the Nurse Corps Strategic Plan-a plan that applies to every active duty... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Nurse Corps, nursing, nurses
The Grog Issue 37, 2013FeaturesSharks, No Chaser: A Look Back at the Navy's Fight Against the Denizens of the Deep ......................................................page 4Vixerat: RADM Ferdinand Berley (1912-2013).............................page 14Angels of the Airfield: Navy Air Evacuation Nurses of World War II .................page 16ShowcaseBUMED Aviation Supplement's "Shark Notes"...............................page 6A Few Facts About... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: History of medicine, sharks, Navy Air Evacuation Nurses, Joel Boone, Ferdinand Berley, obituaries,...
"Scrubbing In, brought to you by the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, takes you around Navy Medicine to show who we are and what we do. In this episode, Paul Ross travels to the Bioskills Simulation Training Center at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) to show how Navy Medicine personnel use simulators to provide realistic training. Paul participates in a simulated medical code, the delivery of a baby, and treatment battlefield injuries. (Produced by U.S. Navy Bureau of... Topic: Navy Medicine magazine
By Allison Paul, FOCUS (Families OverComing Stress) Family member."FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) is a program that taught us to develop ways of communicating our emotions, gave us tools to alleviate anxiety and stress, and connected us with other beneficial resources." Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, stress
Drug-induced gingival enlargementLieutenant Commander Craig K. Foisie, DC, USN and Captain Thu P. Getka, DC, USNIntroductionDrug-induced gingival enlargement is classified by the American Academy of Periodontology as a dental plaque-induced gingival disease, as evidence suggests that existing gingival inflammation may be necessary for its development and that proper plaque control and effective oral hygiene can lessen its severity or potentially prevent its occurrence altogether. Currently,... Topics: Gingival Hyperplasia, Gingival Overgrowth
By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs."Naval Hospital Bremerton’s resourceful efforts in improving patient safety were recognized May 2 in the 2013 DoD Quality and Patient Safety Awards by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (for) Health Affairs." Topics: NH Bremerton, patient safety, Navy Medicine magazine
Instructions to Army surgeons in the field during the Civil War about how to record gunshot wounds. Probably issued by the US Army Surgeon General's Office circa 1863. Topics: Civil War, medical museums, statistics, epidemiology
Whether you want to start a new exercise routine or refresh your current workout regimen, the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) has the resources to help you incorporate injury prevention strategies into your physical training. Topics: exercise, physical training
Periodontal Root Resection in the Age of Dental Implants: A Dying Art?Lieutenant Commander Keith R. Merchant, DC, USN and Commander Matthew Miller, DC, USNIntroductionPeriodontal root resection procedures date back to the 19th century when Farrar first described resection as a “radical and heroic” measure to be used only “as a last resort” to salvage a compromised molar. As the technique matured and became part of main-stream therapy, specific indications for root resection evolved:... Topics: Apicoectomy, Dental Implants
Capt. Stephen Savarino, Naval Medical Research Center, Head, Enteric Diseases Department."Diarrhea is the most often reported illness among troops in Iraq andAfghanistan, nearly two-thirds of whom reported at least one episode during deployment, half of those requiring medical care. The number one cause is enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, or ETEC which is found most often in food and sometimes in water. This type of illness is commonly called Travelers’ Diarrhea." Topics: vaccination, diarrhea, Iraq, Afghanistan, Naval Medical Research Center, Navy Medicine Live Blog
By Rear Adm. Tom Steffens (Ret.), former Navy SEAL and founder, Exalted Warrior Foundation."So I met with my yoga teacher, Annie Okerlin, and we met with the Surgeon General of the U.S. Special Ops Command. We told him our idea about bringing yoga to the treatment of the wounded. He linked us up with the head of Therapy at Walter Reed, who was open to introducing adaptive yoga to both her staff and the patients. She was so helpful. For the next two years, we traveled to Walter Reed and... Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, yoga, physical therapy, NMC Portsmouth
By Lt. Cmdr. Michael Mercado, MC, USN U.S. Naval Hospital Guam; interview by Joshua Wick, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs.Editor’s note: Several Navy Medicine personnel, medical treatment facilities (MTFs), units and programs were recognized this year by the Military Health System (MHS) awards program in February. The MHS awards aims to showcase the medical programs and service members who provide and support our medical forces. The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award for... Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, NH Guam, Family Medicine
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NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT– DAYTON ACTIVATION SETS STAGE FOR FUTURE NAVY MEDICINE RESEARCHREDUCING THE THREAT OF WIRE STRIKESNAMRL TEAMS WITH NAVAIR TO IDENTIFY UNMANNEDAIRCRAFT SYSTEMS OPERATOR REQUIREMENTSNAMRL HOSTS ISRAELI SURGEON GENERALBRAC UPDATECDR’S CORNERNEW DIRECTIONS FOR PREVENTING PILOT DISORIENTATIONINNOVATION, COLLABORATION ON DISPLAY AT NAMRU-DINAUGURAL RESEARCH CAPABILITIES SHOWCASE Topics: NAMRU-D, aviation medicine, Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
By Petty Officer 2nd Class John O’Neill Herrera, Naval Medical Center San Diego Public Affairs. Topics: rehabilitation, sports, Paralympics, US Marine Corps, Warrior Games, NMC San Diego, Navy Medicine...
BRAC MILCON CompleteCollaborative Research Brings Better Understanding of Tungstate Exposure RisksNAMRU-D Presents at the Armed Forces Public Health ConferenceBreakthroughs in Understanding Aviation Visual IllusionsNAMRU-D Participates at the Society of Toxicology 50th Annual MeetingNAMRU-D Presentations & ProductsResearchers at NAMRU-Dayton and UDRI to Study Neural Mechanisms of Spatial OrientationNAMRL Publications & ProductsCommanding Officer’s Corner By Keith Syring Topics: NAMRU-D, Naval Air Station Pensacola, Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
The NMCPHC Wounded, Ill and Injured (WII) Program has established an information and resource library to help health care providers, caregivers, and service members recognize and cope with the symptoms of concussions. Topic: Traumatic brain injury
By Lt. Jesse Locke, clinical psychologist, Capt. James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center."Stress and worry are not all bad! Yes, stress and worry actually have some benefits. Stress helps you feel energized and alert, and can motivate you to work harder and longer. Worry helps you stay focused on your problems long enough to allow you to come up with solutions. It also shows you and those around you that you really care for something or someone. That being said, there is a fine line... Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, stress, psychology, Capt. James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center
By Capt. Jan Manary, Medical Program manager for Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations (SAFE), U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery."Understanding the access to medical forensic expertise is not uniformly available. Navy Medicine has partnered with the Department of Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime and the Massachusetts Department of Health to bring tele-health consultative support to health care providers caring for... Topics: sexual assault, telemedicine, NH Twenty-Nine Palms, Navy Medicine Live Blog
By Capt. Bruce C. Meneley, commanding officer, NATO Role III Multinational Medical Unit Kandahar, Afghanistan and Task Force Medical – South."Many of our staff will be rotating out soon and thoughts of home are frequently on their minds along with packing, getting ready to move, and turning over their jobs to the new arrivals. Even at the slowest times they remain vigilant though, ever mindful that any moment the pagers could go off indicating inbound casualties (as in the case when we... Topics: Afghanistan, military medicine, Navy Medicine Live Blog
Pediatric Codeine Factsheet The NMCPHC Health Analysis Department (HA) provided outreach support for the FDA’s safety announcement on pediatric deaths following the administration of codeine after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. HA’s outreach resulted in a reduction in codeine prescriptions among tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy patients treated in Military Treatment Facilities. Topics: pediatrics, pain relief
By Brig. Gen. W. Bryan Gamble, M.D. deputy director, TRICARE Management Activity."Enjoy the holiday, and remember a few easy precautions can help youand your family stay safe and healthy on Independence Day and throughout the summer." Topic: Navy Medicine Live Blog
By Lt. Mayra Proano, RN, department head acute care area, Naval Hospital Beaufort, Branch Health Clinic Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island."Here in the South Carolina Lowcountry, we see many heat injuries during the summer months, particularly in the acute care area (ACA) at the Branch Health Clinic (BHC) at Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) Parris Island where boot camp and soaring temperatures often collide." Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, NH Beaufort